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Document ID (ISN)32206
CIS number 79-1747
ISBN(s) 3-88314-035-X
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Zimolong B., Kirchner J.H., Obermeier U., Uckermann R.
Title Assessment of hazards in shunting
Original title Gefährdungseinschätzung beim Rangieren [in German]
Bibliographic information Forschungsbericht Nr. 194, Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Unfallforschung, Postfach 170202, 4600 Dortmund 17, Germany (Fed.Rep.), 1978. 59p. Illus. 20 ref. Price: DM.13.50.
Abstract The study, which forms part of the final report on the survey concerning railway shunting accident prevention (CIS 79-1746), is devoted to the subjective assessment of hazards to which shunting personnel are exposed. This subjective assessment may be compared with the objective hazards involved, and a comparison of these 2 factors enables differences to be brought to light and information to be obtained on activities involving dangers which are under-estimated. Description of personnel training methods to eliminate hazards due to human behaviour.
Descriptors (primary) shunting; rail transport; accident research; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; report; safety training in industry; questionnaire survey; mechanical hazards; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Rail transportation
Accident research